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Reasonable Accommodations For Chronic Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:30:17-07:00November 5th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Working with chronic pain can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be impossible. As a chronic pain patient, you are entitled to certain reasonable accommodations depending on your disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and subsequent amendments in 2008 (ADAA). What is a disability? Under the ADAA, the [...]

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When Labor Day Doesn’t Work: Disabled And In Pain

By |2018-08-27T16:49:07-07:00September 1st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

With Labor Day on the horizon, what does that mean for the 19% of people in the U.S. who are disabled? What does disability look like in the U.S. and what are its impacts? First, the basics: In 2012, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities was three times the [...]

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Celebrating International Day of Persons With Disabilities

By |2016-11-03T08:43:17-07:00December 3rd, 2013|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Over one billion people in the world live with some form of a disability, however, societal pressures and attitudes have often excluded these people from participating fully in the community. When you're talking about 15% of the world's population, it's obvious that change had to happen, for the equal representation, advancement, [...]

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